Dr. Jay Lee, MD

Dr. Jay Lee, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Jay Lee, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine-Los Angeles in 1997 and specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

10833 Le Conte Ave # 64-128Chs

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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41  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California School Of Medicine-Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

2.7

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Lee is a terrible communicator. He is constantly changing his mind and can’t give a definitive answer. He seems unsure of his ability to care for ill patients and vacillates when he is asked questions. He was bold enough to state that an appointment should not be made unless we were sure we...Read More
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Brilliant surgeon! Confident and a lifesaver!
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He saved my life after a surgical accident not caused by him. I was near death when he went to work on me. I think he's brilliant.
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